Archive for the ‘ General SLN Interest ’ Category
We are pleased to announce the release of the book Snow Leopards: Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes edited by SLN members Dr. Thomas McCarthy, Dr. David Mallon. Over 200 authors contributed to this comprehensive guide to snow leopard conservation, many of whom are SLN members. We would like to thank all […]
The Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program will be accepting letters of interest (LOIs) from July 1, 2016 until August 1, 2016. This program provides awards of up to $20,000 per project per year to in situ snow leopard conservation projects. For more information on the program, eligibility requirements, and how to apply, see https://www.panthera.org/cms/sites/default/files/Panthera_SabinSnowLeopardGrantProgram.pdf
In May, the prestigious Whitley Award was awarded to SLN member Dr. Muhammad Ali Nawaz for his work on snow leopard conservation in northern Pakistan. Kashif Syed, Communications Coordinator of the Snow Leopard Foundation, distributed the following press release: London- UK, Islamabad-Pakistan: HRH The Princess Royal presented a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation […]
The World Wildlife Fund Snow Leopard Team released their first newsletter in April of this year. To read the newsletter and to subscribe, visit http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=c22a1af24b6ee927ed461e455&id=2bea9d001d.
Dr. Thomas McCarthy, SLN member and head of the Panthera Snow Leopard Program, called this article to our attention. Congratulations to all the SLN members and other conservationists who are mentioned in the article. Tom’s words are as follows: “Smithsonian Magazine’s cover story this month [February 2016] provides a very nice depiction of the work […]
Dear SLN members, we are revitalizing the SLN News Blog! Because our SLN Automatic Snow Leopard News Feed covers general snow leopard news, we are repurposing this blog to focus on grant opportunities, member accomplishments, and other items that are of interest to the SLN community and not widely covered in the general media. Enjoy!
October 23rd is International Snow Leopard Day! To celebrate, the Snow Leopard Network is launching the updated Snow Leopard Survival Strategy, available here.
A WCS scientist has developed a smartphone app that helps law enforcement and military personnel identify illegal endangered species products in China, Afghanistan, and Viet Nam. The app allows the user to narrow the product down to the likely species, and also provides advice from expert taxonomists in eight hours. Heidi Kretser thought of the […]
Snow Leopard Trust trap cameras have captured images of a snow leopard catching a marmot in Kyrgyzstan. For more information or to see the pictures as a time-lapse video, see http://www.snowleopard.org/snow-leopard-marmot?utm_source=Snow+Leopard+Trust+Enews&utm_campaign=b52bfdc6fd-2014_Enews_October&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cc286e56f5-b52bfdc6fd-90187233&goal=0_cc286e56f5-b52bfdc6fd-90187233&mc_cid=b52bfdc6fd&mc_eid=285c1ab674
Residents of Upper Manang Village in Nepal have reportedly sighted a snow leopard, which took a yak calf. This is the first time a snow leopard is thought to have entered the village. A local resident is quoted as feeling lucky to have had the opportunity to see a snow leopard, which is a positive […]